Job vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Housekeepers

Job Title: Housekeepers – 2 roles
Salary/ Rate: We are a Living Wage employer and currently paying £9.50 per hour
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 31st July 2021
Hours: 16 hours per week

About us:

PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. We also run the only museum dedicated to telling the story of women’s fight for the right to vote at our Pankhurst Centre headquarters.

We are a diverse organisation with c31% of our staff identify as BAME, 12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and c25% aged 55-64 and c11% identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have taken time to reflect on who we are and what we do when we are at our best. This reflection showed that we can proudly claim to be:

Courageous by challenging inequality, stepping forward and making change

Affirming by supporting and inspiring, paying attention to discover what matters

Generous by sharing our skills, creating energetic positive links, and thriving together

Rooted by being secure in our communities, participating and nurturing a sense of belonging

About You:

You will be a pro-active, reliable individual who reflects the values of PTMWA in all that you do. Your experiences, whether in paid or voluntary work, will enable you to fulfil the role requirements but it is your attitude and character that will make you a successful team member.

You will enjoy a challenge and actively participate in delivering and developing services of the highest standard.

Housekeepers – 2 roles

At PTMWA, we pride ourselves in giving women in our refuges a clean safe space to live while they work on rebuilding their lives.

If you are a reliable person who is adaptable to work within a challenging environment and have a safety first approach, you will be in the right place. You will have a keen eye on detail and be compassionate towards families that you will meet at the refuge, whilst maintaining confidentiality and understanding professional boundaries.

We seek to appoint housekeepers to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness within our accommodation at different sites in the city. You will be responsible for cleaning all communal and office areas; preparing flats when a resident has vacated; ordering cleaning supplies and completing health and safety checks.

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1

Hours of Work: 16 per week per week

Salary: We are a Living Wage employer and currently paying £9.50 per hour

Duration: Permanent subject to funding

Location: City wide – across sites in Manchester to be discussed at interview To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from our website or a copy obtained by emailing:

Please submit the applications by 31st July 2021 but we will be monitoring each one as it arrives and therefore reserve the right to close earlier than this date. Application forms should be returned to:

You can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.

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